Mathematics

Question

A manager of a sporting goods store raises the price of a basketball from $16 to $18. What is the percent of increase?

1 Answer

  • Answer=12.5% increase

      $16      $18
    _____= _____
     100%     x%

    16x=1800
    divide both sides by 16
    x=112.5%

    100%-112.5%=12.5% increase